Diabetes-Friendly At-Home Restaurant Style Recipe

Pad Thai Spaghetti Squash – A Diabetes-Friendly At-Home Restaurant Style Meal At Kansas City Foot and Ankle, we often hear that finding tasty recipes, while still diabetes-friendly, is difficult.  While it is entirely possible to find diabetic-friendly menu items at most restaurants these days, it’s also fun to find take-out favorites and adapt them to […]

Tips for Living Life with Diabetes

We would like to share some tips to living life with diabetes which include taking extra precautions with your diet, and caring for your feet.  A major risk to having diabetes is that you are at increased risk of developing foot wounds.  And if a wound is developed and it won’t heal, amputation may become […]

Dry Winter Skin

Kansas City winters can be especially dry, and often many of our patients at Kansas City Foot and Ankle have issues with dry, cracked skin on their feet this time of year.  If left untreated can become significantly painful and cause a whole host of other issues, including wounds and infections. Often the dry weather […]

Healing Diabetic Wounds

Why hasn’t this wound healed? Maybe you need to review some rules below!  Diabetic wounds are very unpredictable! When it comes to diabetic wounds they can be really hard to heal. They are often a combination of poor circulation, lack of sensation to the feet, and pressure from shoes. Often, diabetic ulcers are never felt, […]

How Healthy are Your Arteries?

Have you wondered if you are getting enough blood flow to your feet? Do you ever experience pain in your legs that wakes you up at night?  If you go to the grocery store, do you get a cramping pain in your legs that makes you stop walking, and then start again once the cramping […]